97 PTS WILFRED WONG. A bundle of youthful joy, the enticing and concentrated '08 Opus One exhibits tremendous red currant aromas.
Fresh aromas of bright red fruits, bay leaf and cassis give way to subtler notes of black tea and white pepper. Round tannins and creamy texture envelop the familiar flavors of fresh cherry and dark chocolate. This polished and age-worthy wine simultaneously offers a satiny finish and a slight grip of tannin at the close.
98 PTS WILFRED WONG. One of the great Opus Ones of all time; deep and supple with outstanding black currant, cassis flavors with a suggestion of violets; superior balance, long, youthful finish.
Aged in new French oak, composed of the varietals of Opus One: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec & Petit Verdot.
95 PTS WILFRED WONG. Smooth lines define the well-made '03 Opus One; ripe and rich, yet so well-balanced, this wine seems very approachable; it is but there is much more to come; a superstar wine.
Napa Valley. Full-bodied red blend. 14.5% ABV
94 PTS WILFRED WONG. Refined and elegant, the almost supple, yet very classic '09 Opus One deftly shows ripe fruit, sweet tannins and superb balance; stays long on the palate.
94 PTS WILFRED WONG. Fragrant and fine, the well-defined '00 Opus One offers enticing black fruit flavors; the wine's supple yet firm palate makes it a great match with a breast of squab.
Palate of velvety tannins enrobing a center of concentrated black fruit with juicy freshness.
Aromas of bright red fruits, herbes de provence, bay leaf and cassis give way to subtler notes of black tea and white pepper.
99 PTS WILFRED WONG. Excels with it is own iridescence. Beautiful aromas of ripe pomegranate, perfumed violets and black currants.
97 PTS WILFRED WONG. A classic Opus One, with all the bells and whistles; delivery active and energetic flavors of red and black currants, with a shading of cranberry; really pure and fine.
96 PTS WILFRED WONG. A stunning effort, with tremendous elegance, the refined '06 Opus One deftly glides onto palate with flavors of red and black currants, sweet oak and a dusting of cocoa powder.